This image provided by Medtronic shows its MiniMed 670G system. Federal regulators have approved a first-of-a-kind "artificial pancreas," a device that can help some diabetes patients manage their ... more 
This image provided by Medtronic shows its MiniMed 670G system. Federal regulators have approved a first-of-a-kind "artificial pancreas," a device that can help some diabetes patients manage their disease by constantly monitoring their blood sugar and delivering insulin as needed. The device from Medtronic was approved Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016, for patients with Type 1 diabetes, the kind usually diagnosed during childhood. (Medtronic via AP) less 
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Associated Press
Wed, Sep 28, 2016 8:30 PM EDT